USSR in Eastern Europe

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  • Created on: 16-12-14 18:42
  • one way that the USSR gained political control was through what Hungarian Communist Rakosi described as 'Salami tactics'
  • he stated that spreading communist control was like 'slicing off salami piece by piece' and done in three stages;
    1. Soviets supervised organisation in East Europe, creating an alliance of anti-facists
    2. each party that wasn't communist was 'sliced off'
    3. the communist 'core' was left and local communists were replaced by Moscow-trained
  • eventually communist leaders returned from the…


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